Valentine’s Day is almost here! Do you celebrate with your significant other or family? Do you give gifts to those you love? How do you celebrate? Homemade gifts and ideas to celebrate and thank those you love at home is a great way to celebrate a frugal Valentine’s Day and avoid the crowds.
This Whipped Peppermint Body scrub is easy to make and makes a great gift for your love. Check out this tutorial below and leave a comment with who you would make this for. I know that I would love to make some for myself as peppermint helps soothe my migraine pain!! Super easy!
3/4 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup pink sugar ( 2 drops of pink food gel mixed with 1/4 cup sugar)
5 drops peppermint essential oil or 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
2 drops Vitamin E oil
1. In a ziploc plastic bag, add 1/4 cup sugar and 2 drops of pink food gel. Let all of the air out of the bag and zip it up. Shake and massage the bag with your hands until all of the sugar is mixed and a light shade of pink.
2. In a medium mixing bowl, add the coconut oil 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Beat with mixer until light and fluffy.
3. Add the pink sugar and whip for an additional 20 seconds.
4. Transfer to an airtight container or jar. This soothing whipped scrub can be stored up to 6 months but will likely be used long before that 🙂